One State Wants Three Strikes Law for Nursing Home with Violations

Chicago, IL-It’s a sad reality, but nursing homes, despite the exorbitant costs, don’t give their residents the quality of care they deserve. Neglect and abuse affects one in ten nursing home residents, causing them to suffer physically…

Study: Nursing Home Residents Prone to Dehydration

Atlanta, GA-Placing an elderly loved one in a nursing home is not the easiest decision for a family to make but they do it because the elderly need care their family may not be capable of providing. It would appear that some nursing homes are…

Illinois Teens Sentenced for Beating and Videotaping Resident

Chicago, IL- Two former employees of a St. Charles nursing home received probation for the misdemeanor battery of a 98 year-old resident. The Chicago Tribune reports that Chemyra Barnett and Jacqueline Santos, both 19, were charged with battery…

Assault in Nursing Home Leaves One Man Dead

Bridgman, MI- An 83 year-old Michigan nursing home resident died after he was assaulted by one of his fellow residents. MLive reports that police are investigating the incident as a possible homicide. Last Friday, police were called to the…

Pennsylvania Man Accused of Assault and Illegal Restraint of Nursing Home Resident

Philadelphia, PA- A former nurse’s aide for a Scranton, Pennsylvania nursing home has been accused of assaulting and illegally restraining one of the elderly persons in his care and will could soon face a criminal trial. Joshua Wegielewski,…

Health Problems That Can Signal Neglect in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

Philadelphia, PA- Elderly nursing home residents are often infirm, disabled, have a cognitive disorder such as dementia or suffer from diminished health. That’s generally why they are placed in a long-term care facility on the first place.…

Woman Blames Father’s Death on Negligent Care at Nursing Home

Charleston, WV- Nursing home residents have many needs. That is after all the reason families place their loved one in these facilities in the first place. Ideally, when a family places their loved ones in a long-term care facility, their every…

Ohio Assisted-living Facility under Investigation after Patient Found Dead

Sagamore Hills, OH- An assisted-living facility in Ohio is under investigation after one of their residents was discovered dead outside the facility where she lived. Fox 8 Cleveland reports that a snow plow driver found the body of a 94 year-old…

Texas Mom Says Treatment at Nursing Home Led to Son’s Death

San Antonio, TX- It is unconscionable to think a person can enter a nursing home in a healthy state and never leave that facility alive. Sadly, that what is what a Texas woman says happened to her paraplegic son who died In March of 2014, Tammy…

Nursing Home Employees Accused of Abuse and Financial Exploitation in Birmingham Area

Birmingham, AL- Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced this week his office is charging two nursing home employees from separate Birmingham-area facilities with crimes against the elderly. AL.com reports that Latrice Brown, 34, a…